Airline, Hotel & Travel Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview

  Segment Amount Units Date Source
  U.S. Airline Industry
  Revenue Passenger Enplanements 335.7 Mil. 2021 BTS
  Revenue Departures Performed 5.2 Mil. 2021 BTS
  Passenger Revenue Miles 596.8 Bil. 2021 BTS
  Passenger Load Factor 54.6 % 2021 BTS
  Freight Revenue Ton Miles 4.3 Bil. 2021 BTS
  Average Air Fare 260 US$ 2021 BTS
  U.S. Rail Travel – Amtrak
  Passenger Volume 16.8 Mil. 2020 Amtrak
  Amtrak Revenues 2.4 Bil. US$ 2020 Amtrak
  Amtrak Operating Loss 29.8 Mil. US$ 2019 Amtrak
  Amtrak Stations 500+ Stations 2020 Amtrak
  Amtrak Route Miles, Approximate 21,400+ Miles 2020 Amtrak
  U. S. Lodging Industry
  Average Occupancy Rate, Forecast 38.7 % 2020 PwC
  Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR), Forecast 40.1 US$ 2021 PwC
  Average Daily Rate, Forecast 103.00 US$ 2021 PwC
  New Hotel Openings, Forecast 963 Projects 2022 LE
  New Room Openings, Forecast 111,235 Rooms 2022 LE
  Lodging Industry Revenue 245.8 Bil. US$ 2018 Census
  Number of Hotel Properties 80,000 Units 2020 PRE
  Number of Hotel Guestrooms 4.0 Mil. 2020 PRE
  U.S. Travel
  Total Direct Travel Industry Spending 680.3 Bil. US$ 2020 USTA
  Total International Traveler Spending in the U.S. 155 Bil. US$ 2019 USTA
  Travel Trade Surplus 59 Bil. US$ 2019 USTA
  International Visitor Arrivals to the U.S. 19 Mil. 2020 USTA
  International Visitor Arrivals to the U.S. (Forecast) 90.8 Mil. 2024 ITA
  U.S. Share of Total International Arrivals 5.4 % 2019 USTA
  Total Tourism-Related Employment 9.5 Mil. 2019 ITA
  Travel-Generated Tax Revenue 124.6 Bil. US$ 2019 USTA
  World Travel
  Global Travel & Tourism Estimated Direct Contribution to GDP 1.4 Tril. US$ 2020 WTTC
  Global Travel & Tourism Estimated Total Contribution to GDP 505.3 Bil. US$ 2019 PRE
  Percentage of Global Travel & Tourism Total Contribution to GDP 5.5 % 2020 WTTC
  Projection 11.5 % 2029 WTTC
  Global Travel & Tourism Direct Industry Employment 272.0 Mil. 2020 WTTC
  International Tourist Arrivals 398.0 Mil. 2020 UNWTO
  Global Airline Industry Net Profit, Forecast -126.4 Bil. US$ 2020 IATA 
  Global Airline Passengers 4.5 Bil. US$ 2019 IATA 
  Global Airline Passengers 1.8 Bil. US$ 2020 IATA 
  Global Travel Industry Gross Bookings 0.9 Tril. US$ 2020 PRE
  Global Number of Hotels1 184,299 Units 2018 STR
  Total Cruise Passengers 30.0 Mil. 2019 CLIA
  Total Cruise Passengers Forecast 32.0 Mil. 2020 CLIA
   1 Hotels with 15+ rooms in North America, 10+ rooms elsewhere.
  BTS = U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics; PwC = PricewaterhouseCoopers; LE = Lodging Econometrics; Census = U.S. Census Bureau; PRE = Plunkett Research Estimate; ITA = U.S. International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries; USTA = U.S. Travel Association; WTTC = World Travel & Tourism Council; UNWTO = World Tourism Organization; IATA = International Air Transport Association; STR = STR Global; CLIA = Crusie Lines International Association
   
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